Sentence Examples


  • The mound-raising megapodes, the bower-building satin-birds, and several others, display peculiar habits.
  • For like certain other omnivorous roving lovers that might be named, my Lord Whale has no taste for the nursery, however much for the bower; and so, being a great traveller, he leaves his anonymous babies all over the world; every baby an exotic.
  • Not the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished Europa clinging to his graceful horns; his lovely, leering eyes sideways intent upon the maid; with smooth bewitching fleetness, rippling straight for the nuptial bower in Crete; not Jove, not that great majesty Supreme! did surpass the glorified White Whale as he so divinely swam.
  • I don't agree with him; but I suppose we shall have to leave our little bower very soon.
  • Adam and Eve, according to the fable, wore the bower before other clothes.

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